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Extended Scope/Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sidcup
Salary
£53,703 to £59,796 a year pa inc
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Extended Scope / Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Band 8a Permanent / Full time

Bexley MSK Services

This is a really exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a large multidisciplinary musculoskeletal team; providing rapid access for patients with musculoskeletal pathology, persistent pain conditions and for those with rehabilitation needs. Bexley MSK offers a whole system biopsychosocial approach for patients referred for musculoskeletal management and enables a streamlined service for expert management of those with complex needs.

Clinicians looking to progress their musculoskeletal career are invited to apply to this post working in the MSK service within the Bexley care directorate. We are looking for applicants with the right attitude to delivering high quality patient care, and the successful candidate will be supported with in-house training and clinical support from senior colleagues

Main duties of the job

The successful post-holder will work daily alongside a team of physiotherapists, psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists, Orthopaedics surgeons, and specialist consultants in rheumatology and persistent pain. They will be required to assess and treat patients referred with musculoskeletal conditions, utilising rehabilitation plans. The service has access to clinical investigations including MRI, X-ray, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Blood Tests and Nerve conduction studies, and treatment options including shockwave treatment, acupuncture and steroid injections.

About us

Oxleas - About Us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.

We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care


Job description Job responsibilities

  • Working in a busy MSK outpatients setting
  • Working with primary, secondary and community care teams to provide a multidisciplinary approach to improvement of MSK pathology.
  • Always aiming to achieve maximum independence for all service users suffering with MSK Pathology


Person Specification Education and Training Essential
  • HCPC Registered
  • Evidence of successful completion of relevant short courses pertaining to MSK
  • Successful completion of management short courses
Desirable
  • Evidence of Management skills obtained through experience
Experience and Knowledge Essential
  • Minimum 3 years' experience working at highly specialist level within MSK
  • Experience supervising / supporting more junior staff
  • Ability to work as part of an MDT
Desirable
  • Ability to lead audit and research
Communication Essential
  • Highly developed negotiation and problem solving IV skills in complex situations
  • Excellent organizational skills


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277-4915488-CPH
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